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synonyms for fjord

  • inlet
  • arm
  • ria
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How to use fjord in a sentence

So-called tidewater glaciers like Taku often bulldoze a mound of sediment ahead of them as they grind down a fjord.
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Scientists recently announced that they now expect Taku to start receding up its fjord, perhaps very quickly.
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Having a rare purebred dog doesn’t just say “I am a special snowflake with a cool dog,” it also says “I am rich as hell, and can afford to import a puffin-hunting dog from the remote fjords of Norway.”
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These dimensions are typical of some of the massive glaciers in Greenland flowing into deep fjords, Bassis says.
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For instance, the account of a huge wave in Alaska that scoured mature trees from steep slopes along fjords up to a height of 524 meters — about 100 meters taller than the Empire State Building — may leave readers stunned.
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Kayak Adventures Worldwide, run locally in Seward, has fantastic guides and a wealth of trips, ranging from half-day to multi-day overnight adventures to explore the park’s famous fjords and rivers of ice.
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The little white house of Skipper Randulf stood on an elevation, looking over the bay and the fjord.
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The fjord below lay as smooth as a mirror, the outermost headlands and islands seeming to stand out of the water.
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And it was at this season that the fjord near-by which the kings most oft abode gat its name of Harding.
THE SAGAS OF OLAF TRYGGVASON AND OF HARALD THE TYRANT (HARALD HAARDRAADE)SNORRI STURLUSON
Send also word to Erling to go out of the fjord so that we may meet in More.
THE SAGAS OF OLAF TRYGGVASON AND OF HARALD THE TYRANT (HARALD HAARDRAADE)SNORRI STURLUSON
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WORDS RELATED TO FJORD

  • branch
  • brook
  • channel
  • creek
  • estuary
  • firth
  • fjord
  • inlet
  • rivulet
  • sound
  • strait
  • stream
  • subdivision
  • tributary
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